Take 2: Royal family exit, Microsoft changes


Hannah Gonzalez

The Take 2 series features brief weekly updates on the state or nation’s relevant news for the community.

Maddi Linsteadt , Staff Writer

Editor’s note:  Take 2 is a series of informative short posts for which readers should take two minutes to view. Readers can expect the biggest or most relevant state or national news to be briefly explained here.

Megxit: While details on exactly why Prince Harry and Meghan Markle decided to royally resign from their senior positions have not been confirmed, sources believe it has to do with their left wing beliefs. 

Why it’s important: This is the first time in royal history that anyone has separated from the family. Because of the rarity, the couple is not sure if they will be able to uphold their royal titles.

Microsoft carbon footprint: Microsoft pledges to be “carbon negative” by 2030. The goal is to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than the company has emitted since its start in 1975. 

Why it’s important: Promising to remove all emissions has never been done before by a corporation. Microsoft is setting a positive example for other companies to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.